|GT_Compassion_20111122 - Ven. Geshe Tashi Tsering|
The selfish mind is a small, miserable mind whereas the selfless mind is vast, light and happy. The selfish person brings problems to himself, those around him, society and the world. The compassionate person, by helping others, not only frees them from problems but also brings himself true happiness. If we don't understand why we need to develop compassion, we'll never put in the effort. Geshe Tashi will talk about what the cultivation of compassion means to us as Buddhists and offer down-to-ea...
Keywords: Buddhism; Tibetan Buddhism; Lamrim; Ven. Geshe Tashi Tsering; Compassion
|Do I Really Need a Guru? - Geshe Tashi Tsering|
Why is so much importance put on the "guru-disciple" relationship in Tibetan Buddhism? The interaction between student and teacher goes way beyond formal teachings and is deeper and more effective than anything we can learn in books or on the web. Teachers are a living demonstration of the dharma. They inspire us to think: "I can do it." They make the path something alive, possible and very, very real...
Keywords: Buddhism; Tibetan Buddhism; Tse Chen Ling; Mahayana; Guru Devotion; Geshe Tashi Tsering
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